Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1120699

Date first listed: 03-May-1967

Statutory Address: SUNDERLAND BRIDGE, A167


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Statutory Address: SUNDERLAND BRIDGE, A167

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Brandon and Byshottles

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Croxdale and Hett

National Grid Reference: NZ2652237764


A 167 (West side, off) NZ 23 NE 8/1 Sunderland Bridge 3/5/67


Road bridge across the River Wear. Probably C14; end arches rebuilt in 1770 and parapet widened in 1822. Dressed sandstone. 4 semicircular arches with early C19 walls attached to ends. Central pair of arches have 5 ribs and double-chamfered archivolts. End arches are unribbed and have set-back archivolts. 3 cutwaters, between arches on each face, rise to form triangular pedestrian refuges (north-west refuge has flat face). Parapet has chamfered coping and, like roadway, is raked over end arches. North-east face has C19 stone abutments to each end. End walls are terminated to north-west and south-east by square piers with pyramidal caps. Scheduled Monument. (E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1931).

This asset was previously listed twice. The duplicate record (List entry number 1311172) was removed from the List on 25 January 2019.

Listing NGR: NZ2652237764


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 110049

Legacy System: LBS

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